Banjo great Béla Fleck joins us to discuss the reissue of his album "Throw Down Your Heart: The Complete Africa Sessions." We also talk to Bassekou Kouyate, a Malian musician of the Ngoni, who plays on the album. Also, Biden's $1.9 trillion plan includes strategies to help unemployed Americans. Andrew Stettner of The Century Foundation explains how the new administration wants to address unemployment issues. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Jan. 25, 2021, full broadcast. You can find more at hereandnow.org — and follow us on Twitter, Instagram or join the conversation on Facebook.
This program aired on January 25, 2021.